How to Celebrate the New Year in Japan

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Jan 12, 2018 3:08:00 PM

Here in the States, New Year’s is characterized by showers of champagne, lofty new year’s resolutions, and midnight ball drops. Needless to say, the United States has a flair for ringing in the New Year. As we settle into this new year, there’s no better time to turn our lens outward to NYE traditions around the world.

Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture | 0 Comments Read More

Challenge Yourself in the New Year with #31DaysofLanguage

By Lydia Koehn |   Dec 27, 2017 11:29:00 AM

We’re counting down the hours here at Mango until we can officially ring in the New Year! In the meantime, we’re busy jotting down last-minute additions to our lists of resolutions — but our language goals are still on top.


Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture | 16 Comments Read More

Like Water for Chocolate? Learn Spanish Idioms from Latin America

By Lydia Koehn |   Dec 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Heading south for the winter? Or looking to spice up your Spanish conversations with local lingo? Be sure to brief yourself on common sayings from Latin America so you can avoid misunderstandings and get a better handle on local cultures.

Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture | 1 Comment Read More

New Year, New Goals: Why Resolutions Matter More Than Ever

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   Dec 12, 2017 11:05:00 AM

As we start to tie up the loose ends of 2017, it’s time to look ahead to a new year. One full of new opportunities, lessons, and successes — and a great way to achieve them is by setting some goals for yourself. Hint: we’ve got over 70 ideas to get you started.


Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture | 3 Comments Read More

Mango Celebrates Another Year of Language and Culture Learning

By Jason Teshuba |   Dec 7, 2017 10:11:46 AM

Learning new languages with Mango is what brings us together across cultures, space, and time. Join us in celebrating the tradition of language learning as a way to truly connect with one another this holiday season.

Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture, Mango News | 19 Comments Read More

How to Speak French by Accident

By Aya Dhibette |   Dec 5, 2017 11:26:00 AM

Rumor has it that Americans are more bilingual than they think. In fact, this might not be so hard to believe once you hear that roughly one-third of all English words are of French origin! Who would have thought that the words 'nice,' 'very,' or 'stuff' came from French?

Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture | 0 Comments Read More

New Year, New Design: Mango Is Now Faster, Smarter, and More Accessible Than Ever

By Lydia Koehn |   Nov 21, 2017 2:55:51 PM

The Mango team has been hard at work on an update to your favorite language-learning resource. Take a virtual tour of the redesigned desktop experience and discover our latest features!


Read More

Topics : Higher Ed, Public Libraries, Corporate, Mango News | 0 Comments Read More

Why Double Meanings Matter When Learning a New Language

By Melanie Moore |   Nov 20, 2017 11:00:00 AM

‘Break a leg!’ is a phrase used within theatre circles to wish performers good luck. It may sound rather dire — especially right before a performance — but it is understood to mean ‘good luck.’ Mango can help you differentiate between phrases with different literal and understood meanings, and therefore spare your poor leg from injury. 

Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture | 2 Comments Read More

4 Amazing Spice Mixes From Around the World You Need to Try

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Nov 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If food is one of the first things you think about when the holiday season rolls around, we’re right there with you. Holiday traditions are synonymous with incredible family recipes, and there’s nothing sweeter than gathering around the dinner table and sharing new and old recipes with your favorite people.

Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture | 0 Comments Read More

5 Things You Didn’t Know About China’s Singles’ Day (11/11).

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Nov 3, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Hey single ladies (and gents!), you know how this one goes — if you liked it then you should’ve put a ring on it. Beyonce said it best, and now the people of China are cashing in on the sweet freedom of the single life. In China — and now spreading worldwide — November 11 is Singles’ Day, a holiday designed to celebrate the independence enjoyed by those who are not partnered, it’s equal parts tongue-in-cheek, self-deprecating, and self-indulgent. 

Read More

Topics : Language Learning and Culture | 0 Comments Read More

    All Blog Posts

    Subscribe to Email Updates